Leah Ayliffe

Gold Star - 6,297 Points (June 8,1991 / Toronto)

Thoughts As She Starts To Fade. - Poem by Leah Ayliffe

I think I was wrong.
I think I believed I was something I wasn't.
I believed maybe it could be true, maybe I am someone special.
A diamond in the rough, what have you,
I daresay you once said such words about me in all your charm.
Damn it, maybe I am.
I think I was wrong to say I'd stick around in your mind forever.
Rather, someday, when this is all said and done,
it will be easy to forget me.
We are friends, the best, but time is against me.
Someday I will disappear
Quiet and subtle, like a fading picture that was pretty, but not enough to be framed.
It will be easy I think.
It will be like I was never there at all.

Topic(s) of this poem: contemplation, forget, memory

Comments about Thoughts As She Starts To Fade. by Leah Ayliffe

  • Mike Smith (6/5/2016 10:26:00 PM)

    In moments of great joy it is easy to think they might just last forever. Time has its ways though, and change is the only constant. There is a simplicity as well as a depth to this poem, a perfect balance and a very good write indeed (Report) Reply

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  • Francis Lynch (1/19/2016 11:12:00 AM)

    Fine write, Leah. Love the title and it's revelation. (Report) Reply

  • (1/18/2016 11:36:00 PM)

    And all relationships have their life cycles. This is a very poignant piece. (Report) Reply

  • Paul Davies (1/18/2016 5:25:00 PM)

    There she was, she was just the same. Ulay, Ulay, oh. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 18, 2016

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